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'Oklahoma Tribes Join Oil and Gas Industry In Support of Gov. Mary Fallin for Interior Secretary'

“Gov. Mary Fallin and the state’s tribal governments have not always seen eye-to-eye,” The Tulsa World’s Randy Krehbiel and Curtis Killman report, “but that apparently is not preventing at least some of the tribes from giving Fallin their unreserved support for secretary of the interior in President-elect Donald Trump’s new administration.”

Oklahoma tribes join oil and gas industry in support of Gov. Mary Fallin for interior secretary

“Anytime we can get anybody in as secretary of the interior who we have a history of working with and who will help advance the priorities of Indian country, I’m in,” said Cherokee Chief Bill John Baker.Related story: Oil and gas industry would welcome Mary Fallin as secretary of interior.


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